Thousand Guineas 2020

Saturday October 10, 2020

Ladbrokes Tip: The Thousand Guineas Prelude is the key Thousand Guineas lead-up

The Thousand Guineas is a mile feature held at Caulfield Racecourse in early to mid-October every Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival for three-year-old fillies and is worth a lucrative $1 million in prize money. One of four Group 1 features on Caulfield Guineas Day, the 1600m set weights features was first run in 1946 and from 1988 – 2013 it took place on a Wednesday during the Spring Carnival. It has held elite level status since 1979 and notable Thousand Guineas winners include Wenona Girl (1960), Alinghi (2004), Miss Finland (2006) and Atlantic Jewel (2011).

This year the 2020 Thousand Guineas ran on Saturday October 10, 2020 and was won in an upset by Odeum. 

2020 Thousand Guineas Results

The official Thousand Guineas 2020 Results & Finishing Order will be provided below once the race is run and won on Saturday October 10, 2020.

  • 1st: #9 Odeum
  • 2nd: #4 Personal
  • 3rd: #3 Instant Celebrity

Odeum ($9) was too good for her rivals in the 2020 Thousand Guineas results scoring a nearly two length upset in the mile classic at Caulfield. 

Colour Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight Penalty Starting Price
1 9 ODEUMSuper Vobis Bonus Scheme Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr) Michael Walker   3 55.5kg   $9
2 4 PERSONAL Tom Dabernig & Ben Hayes Damien Oliver 1.75L 7 55.5kg   $16
3 3 INSTANT CELEBRITY Phillip Stokes Craig Williams 1.95L 8 55.5kg   $4.20
4 6 ECUMENICAL Mick Huxtable John Allen 2.7L 12 55.5kg   $31
5 12 AGREEABLESuper Vobis Bonus Scheme Anthony & Sam Freedman Jamie Kah 3.45L 13 55.5kg   $31
6 2 THERMOSPHERE James Cummings Damian Lane 5.2L 1 55.5kg   $16
7 1 HUNGRY HEARTSuper Vobis Bonus Scheme Chris Waller Hugh Bowman 5.3L 2 55.5kg   $2.60F
8 10 ROCK MY WAND Matthew Smith Luke Currie 5.8L 4 55.5kg   $41
9 11 MOZZIE MONSTER John Sadler Jordan Childs 5.9L 10 55.5kg   $91
10 7 AIDENSFIELD Tom Dabernig & Ben Hayes Daniel Stackhouse 6L 6 55.5kg   $16
11 5 VANGELIC Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Brett Prebble 8.25L 9 55.5kg   $10
12 8 NIGHT RAID Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr) Mark Zahra 8.55L 11 55.5kg   $31
13 13 LOVE SENSATIONSuper Vobis Bonus Scheme Kevin Corstens Luke Nolen 12.55L 5 55.5kg   $71
  14 YOSEMITE (NZ) Robbie Griffiths William Pike   0

Table Credit: Racing Australia.

Thousand Guineas Race Info

  • Date: Saturday October 10, 2020
  • Track: Caulfield Racecourse
  • Distance: 1600m
  • Conditions: 3YO Fillies at Set Weights
  • Status: Group 1
  • Prize Money: $1,000,000
  • First Run: 1946
 

Thousand Guineas Betting

Thousand Guineas betting markets open months ahead of the event and offer great value in the all-in odds. Closer to race day once the field is released the markets firm and are usually dominated by fillies that ran top three in the lead-up.

Six of the Thousand Guineas winners from 2012-20 all finished in the money in their final Group start, the latest being Amphitrite (2018) who came off a lead-up victory in the Group 2 Edward Manifold Stakes (1600m) at Flemington and Odeum (2020) won won a Black-Type at the track in her lead-up. The favourite saluted in the Thousand Guineas betting seven times from 2006-20 most recently with Flit ($2.35 in 2019) .

2020 Thousand Guineas Odds

The updated Thousand Guineas 2020 betting odds and links to our Group 1 Caulfield racing markets will be available below throughout the season so stay tuned for the best pricing on your Thousand Guineas tips.

Thousand Guineas Tips

Thousand Guineas tips feature the season’s top fillies that have good earlier spring form. The traditional lead-up races into the Group 1 include the Group 2 Thousand Guineas Prelude with the double last achieved by Irish Lights (2009) and the Group 2 Edward Manifold Stakes that a host of Thousand Guineas winners have come via since 2006 including Amphitrite (2018) who did the double.

Other good Thousand Guineas betting tips include looking for fillies drawn in single-digit barriers with the only fillies to salute from wider than barrier nine being Serious Speed (10 of 14 in 2007) and Amphitrite (15 of 15 in 2018).

2020 Thousand Guineas Tips

Our Ladbrokes’ insider Thousand Guineas 2020 betting tips will be detailed below the week of the race so bookmark this page for the fillies to back and sack in the mile showdown this spring.

Thousand Guineas Field

Good lead-up races for fillies heading into the Thousand Guineas field include the Group 2 Edward Manifold Stakes (1600m) run at Flemington the Saturday prior, and Sydney’s Group 1 Flight Stakes (1600m) that Global Glamour (2016) won on way to her Thousand Guineas success.

The Flight Stakes – Thousand Guineas interstate mile double was also recently completed by Guelph (2013).

The Thousand Guineas field attracts a line-up of the season’s best three-year-old fillies each season, the majority of which come off a traditional lead-up run a fortnight earlier in the Group 2 Thousand Guineas Prelude (1400m). The Thousand Guineas Prelude – Thousand Guineas double hasn’t been achieved since Irish Lights (2009), but a subsequent three Thousand Guineas winners came off a Prelude run with Amicus (2nd in 2014), Stay With Me (6th in 2015) and Flit (9th in 2019).

2020 Thousand Guineas Final Field

The Thousand Guineas 2020 Final Field and Barriers are set for release at 9:00am (local time) on October 6, 2020 and will be published in full below.

The 2020 Thousand Guineas field features 14 fillies including last weekend’s Group 1 Flight Stakes runner-up Hungry Heart to be ridden by the 2019 winning hoop Hugh Bowman, and Thermosphere for last year’s winning trainer James Cummings backing-up off her Group 2 Edward Manifold Stakes win at Flemington last Saturday. 

  • Scratched: #14 Yosemite (1)
No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Penalty Hcp Rating
1 215×222 HUNGRY HEARTSuper Vobis Bonus Scheme Chris Waller Hugh Bowman 3 55.5kg   95
2 42110×2851 THERMOSPHERE James Cummings Damian Lane 2 55.5kg   88
3 1111 INSTANT CELEBRITY Phillip Stokes Craig Williams 9 55.5kg   86
4 2130×52 PERSONAL Tom Dabernig & Ben Hayes Damien Oliver 8 55.5kg   84
5 1622×433 VANGELIC Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Brett Prebble 10 55.5kg   88
6 15115×86 ECUMENICAL Mick Huxtable John Allen 13 55.5kg   75
7 11×22 AIDENSFIELD Tom Dabernig & Ben Hayes Daniel Stackhouse 7 55.5kg   74
8 4×114 NIGHT RAID Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr) Mark Zahra 12 55.5kg   75
9 151 ODEUMSuper Vobis Bonus Scheme Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr) Michael Walker 4 55.5kg   75
10 332153×623 ROCK MY WAND Matthew Smith Luke Currie 5 55.5kg   74
11 1138 MOZZIE MONSTER John Sadler Jordan Childs 11 55.5kg   68
12 1×446 AGREEABLESuper Vobis Bonus Scheme Anthony & Sam Freedman Jamie Kah 14 55.5kg   64
13 3×215 LOVE SENSATIONSuper Vobis Bonus Scheme Kevin Corstens Luke Nolen 6 55.5kg   66
14 3×187 YOSEMITE (NZ) Robbie Griffiths William Pike 1 55.5kg   62
   Table Credit: Racing Australia. 

2020 Thousand Guineas Nominations

The early Thousand Guineas 2020 Nominations are taken on August 4, 2020 and are set to attract over 200 fillies. The field is then determined after First & Second Acceptances in September.

The 2020 Thousand Guineas nominations attracted 238 hopefuls including Chris Waller’s Sweet Embrace Stakes winner Hungry Heart, the Phillip Stokes-trained Instant Celebrity and Blue Diamond placed Personal who were also the only three fillies nominated for the Caulfield Guineas in 2020.

2020 Thousand Guineas First Acceptances

The 2020 Thousand Guineas First Acceptances close on September 8, 2020 and will be published in full below as soon as announced.

The Thousand Guineas 2020 first acceptances are now out with 102 fillies left in the mix including the highly-fancied Agreeable, Sydney-trained Dame Giselle who has won the Group 2 Silver Shadow – Furious Stakes double this campaign and Hungry Heart for Chris Waller.

2020 Thousand Guineas Second Acceptances

The 2020 Thousand Caulfield Guineas Second Acceptances further narrow down the potential line-up and are announced on September 22, 2020.

Forty-one fillies remain in the mix following the Thousand Guineas 2020 second acceptances including the undefeated Phillip Stokes-trained Instant Celebrity and the flying Team Snowden-trained Dame Giselle who has won hat-trick of races this Princess Series in Sydney.

Thousand Guineas Form Guide

The Thousand Guineas form guide features all the info punters need to place a well-informed wager on the mile showdown including the saddlecloth number, barrier, trainer and jockey of all the fillies in the field.

Looking for a runner drawn between barriers 4 – 6 is a good tip as these gates have produced the most winners in recent years, while just two winners have jumped from double digits in the past decade with Serious Speed (10 in 2007) and Amphitrite (15 in 2018).

Since 2008 six last start winners have gone on to win the Thousand Guineas including Guelph (2013) who took out the Flight Stakes – Thousand Guineas double, subsequently completed by Global Glamour (2016). Before her the last Thousand Guineas champ to come via the other Group 1 was Yosei (2010) who ran sixth in the Flight Stakes before winning the Thousand Guineas as a 10/1 chance.

Thousand Guineas Form Facts

  • Serious Speed (2007) was the last winner to jump from a double-digit Thousand Guineas barrier before the success of Amphitrite (2018) from the outside alley (15)
  • From 2006 – 2020 seven favourites in Thousand Guineas betting have saluted for the punters
  • In that time four Thousand Guineas winners started at double-figures with Yosei ($11 in 2010), Commanding Jewel ($10 in 2012), Aloisia ($14 in 2017) and Amphitrite ($13 in 2018)

2020 Thousand Guineas Form Guide

A link to our comprehensive Thousand Guineas 2020 Form Guide will be provided for punters below the week of the race.

Thousand Guineas Results

The Thousand Guineas results and finishing order are announced on Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Day when the Schweppes-sponsored event runs at Caulfield Racecourse. As well as the Thousand Guineas winner, successful trifecta and first four you can also see the starting price and margin of all the runners as well as any scratched horses.

Notable recent Thousand Guineas winners include upset 2017 Thousand Guineas winner Aloisia (2017), Global Glamour (2016), Guelph (2013), Atlantic Jewel (2011) and Miss Finland (2006).

Thousand Guineas Winners

Year Winner 2nd 3rd Time
2020 Odeum Personal Instant Celebrity 1:36.2
2019 Flit Missile Mantra Southbank 1:37.1
2018 Amphitrite Fundamentalist Seabrook 1:35.6
2017 Aloisia Shoals Alizee 1:36.2
2016 Global Glamour I Am A Star Whispering Brook 1:36.8
2015 Stay With Me Jameka Badawiya 1:35.8
2014 Amicus Traveston Girl Sabatini 1:36.4
2013 Guelph May’s Dream Gregers 1:37.7
2012 Commanding Jewel Dear Demi Zydeco 1:37.1
2011 Atlantic Jewel Mosheen Sharnee Rose 1:35.8
2010 Yosei Heartsareforlove Brazilian Pulse 1.39:8
2009 Irish Lights Melito Faint Perfume 1:38.8
2008 Gallica Cats Whisker Glowlamp 1:38.6
2007 Serious Speed Extension of Time Antarctic Miss 1:36.3
2006 Miss Finland Permaiscuous Cheeky Choice 1:37.2
2005 Mnemosyne Rewaaya Serenade Rose 1:36.3
2004 Alinghi Hollow Bullet Ballet Society 1:37.1
2003 Special Harmony Hinting Spurcent 1:36.4
2002 Macedon Lady La Bella Dama Fuji Dancer 1:36.4
2001 Magical Miss Ha Ha Li Lo Lill 1:37.0
2000 All Time High Ponton Flyer Tanith 1:36.3